Accidental shoplifting brings charges, lawsuit theats from Hobby Lobby

5/3/2013

A 72-year old woman learned the hard way that even accidental shoplifting can lead to criminal charges and threats of a civil lawsuit.

Mary Ruth Monckton admits she’s experiencing the onset of dementia and says that may have led her to forget to pay for four embroidered letters costing $1.29 each at a Hobby Lobby store.

"I do have a little bit of dementia starting,” Monckton said. “That doesn't mean I steal things."

Read more: http://www.ksat.com/news/defenders/accidental-shoplifting-brings-criminal-charge-threat-of-lawsuit/-/478436/19985892/-/g7o7fhz/-/index.html


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